As travelers and bloggers, there are tools of the trade we can’t do without. Those I normally travel with are: iPad – for that quick post or immediate social network connection. Just recently bought a logitech keyboard/hardcase for it and it functions pretty much like a netbook, allowing me to use all my Apple keyboard [...]
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We’ve all had our fair share of travel disaster stories. From confiscated items in the airport to lost luggage, to missing your flights and being detained – even worse, being detained in prison rather than just at the airport. Disaster proofing your trip may not be absolute, but it helps to be aware and know [...]
At 15 degrees celsius, it was the perfect vacation – winter during summer in the Blue Mountains, NSW. Normal summer temperatures would typically reach up to 40 degrees celsius in the mountains, but thanks to global warming, we were experiencing winter in the middle of summer in one of the most fantastic places to introduce [...]
It was not my first time to be a tourist in my own backyard. I’ve lived in Sydney, Australia for more than 12 years but got to appreciate it even more when I moved to the Philippines back in year 2000. Since then I’ve been visiting Sydney almost every other year and it still manages [...]
We had to grab the opportunity! It was one of those rare moments we were able to get out of the clutches of my mom to be able to enjoy Sydney without her in tow. While the whole trip to Sydney was to help her set-up and manage her newly bought salon, it would be [...]
We were travelling Australia by four wheel drive – a trip which was the culmination of a dream I had had for many years, built upon the tales of a trip around Australia my father did back in his twenties. Our steed was the legendarily rock solid Toyota Landcruiser 80 series – a vehicle which for many [...]